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Fortune: Coming soon to your TV: A female MacGyver?
July 17, 2015
The publication featured "The Next MacGyver" competition to create a new TV show with a female engineer protagonist
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Los Angeles Business Journal: Twenty In Their 20s
July 17, 2015
Viterbi alumnus Ramin Ghaneeian was featured for his startup LotPlans.com, founded with fellow Trojan Ramtin Ghaneeian
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Wallet Hub: 2015’s Best & Worst Cities to Be a Driver
July 17, 2015
Jim Moore was interviewed on various transportation topics, including self-driving cars and how cities can address pollution and traffic
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USC News: USC-LA effort lands another $2.5 million to spur manufacturing economy
July 17, 2015
The article documents a visit to campus by U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Jay Williams
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IndieWiIndieWire: Finalists Announced for 'The Next (Female) MacGyver' Competition
July 17, 2015
The 12 finalists and select concept art were profiled
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Los Angeles Times: Darkode dismantled; hacker forum had been linked to millions of data thefts
July 17, 2015
Clifford Neuman was quoted about the Justice Department shutting down Darkode, a website that traded stolen personal information
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Los Angeles Times: Iran's economic recovery from sanctions won't come overnight, experts say
July 17, 2015
Naj Meshkati was quoted about the economic opportunities that could come out of lifting sanctions on Iran
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Los Angeles Times: Audits find data security lapses at L.A. County agencies
July 17, 2015
Clifford Neuman was quoted about security lapses at several agencies of Los Angeles County government
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The Hollywood Reporter: SoCal VR Conference: What Will It Take to Move Virtual Reality to the Mainstream?
July 17, 2015
St. John Colon was interviewed about crowd-sourced ratings used to evaluate virtual reality equipment.
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Bustle: 7 Actresses Who'd Play Female MacGyver Perfectly
July 17, 2015
"The Next MacGyver" competition was the focus of this article
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The Seattle Times: SpaceX Expected to Quickly Rebound After Rocket Failure
July 07, 2015
Mike Gruntman was quoted about how a recent SpaceX explosion could affect the commercial space exploration market
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The Christian Science Monitor: Maja Matarić Looks for Female Students Who Want To Be 'The Next MacGyver'
July 07, 2015
The publication featured Maja Matarić as one of its "People Making a Difference."
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Gizmodo: Why You Think Some Things Are Common on Social Media When They’re Not
July 07, 2015
Research by Kristina Lerman finding that social networks can make certain ideas seem more widespread than then they truly are was featured
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Daily Mail: Beware the Facebook Illusion
July 07, 2015
Research by Kristina Lerman and colleagues was highlighted. The research focused on how individuals can over-estimate the popularity of a social media post
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MIT Technology Review: The Social-Network Illusion That Tricks Your Mind
July 01, 2015
Kristina Lerman and colleagues find that social networks can make certain ideas or behavior seem common when they are in fact, rare
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Mic.com: More Students Are Going To Space School and It Might Be a Better Idea Than You Think
June 25, 2015
When Mike Gruntman was interviewed about the school's astronautical engineering department, he noted that USC has one of the largest programs in the country targeting a niche area of the space industry.
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Voice of America: The Internet of Things: The Next Generation of Computing Power
June 25, 2015
Bhaskar Krishnamachari was interviewed about how the Internet of Things will change society
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Singularlity Hub: These Robots Will 3D Print a Steel Bridge Over a Canal in Amsterdam
June 25, 2015
Behrokh Khoshnevis was referenced as an innovator for introducing his "contour crafting" technique over a decade ago.
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Los Angeles Times: SpaceX Asks Students to Design Pods for Hyperloop
June 19, 2015
Geoff Spedding comments on a SpaceX competition to design pods for a high-speed "Hyperloop."
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NPR: Emoji Passwords Could Be Coming Your Way. Is That A Good Thing?
June 19, 2015
Michael Orosz was interviewed about the use of emojis as part of passwords
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